Crunchy carrot and grape salad

This crunchy carrot salad is just right to welcome Spring ! This salad ticks all the boxes of being colourful, tasty, crunchy, balanced, appealing to eat and obviously healthy. Carrots are rich in beta-carotene, which is converted into vitamin A in the liver. Walnuts are packed with fibre, healthy fats, antioxidants, and several other vitamins and…

Moroccan Avocado, Almond and Dates Smoothie

This is a creamy, healthy smoothie which is a blend of avocado, dates and almond with no added sugar! Sounds strange, but I fell in love with this traditional Moroccan drink on my trip to Marrakesh last year. Our guide suggested I try this drink. He said it was called ‘Beldi’. I have to admit…

No-fuss Cabbage stir fry – Kerala style Cabbage Thoran

Cabbage thoran is the heart of Kerala Cuisine. Thoran is a dry vegetable dish traditionally made of finely chopped vegetables such as cabbage or beans mixed together with grated coconut, mustard seeds, curry leaves and turmeric powder briefly stir fried on a pan over a very hot fire. There are so many different ways to prepare a thoran. This is my version…

Fish stir-fry. Quick midweek meal

  When it is a cold, dark day and you have spent all day slogging at work the thought of a warm and delicious meal at home gives you something to look forward to. This fish stir-fry dish is a quick and healthy meal for those nights where we don’t have time to spare, but…